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Board Of Education

Byron-Bergen Central School Board of Education

The Board of Education consists of seven members who are elected by District residents and serve unpaid, three-year terms. The Board is responsible for setting policy within state and federal laws and serves as the community's communication link with the educational staff. The Board holds regular meetings on a monthly basis. These meetings are open to the public.

 Board Members for 2020-21

 Debra List
 ** President
 Term: 1997-24
 Yvonne Ace-Wagoner  * Vice President 
 Term: 2013-22
 Kimberly Carlson  Term: 2016-22
 William Forsyth
  Term: 2012-24
 Tammy Menzie
  Term: 2014-23
 Amy Phillips
  Term: 2013-23
 Jennifer VanValkenburg  Term: 2013-22


Running for the school board

The Byron-Bergen Board of Education’s seven members are elected by District residents and serve unpaid, three-year terms. The board is responsible for setting policy within state and federal laws and serves as the community's communication link with the educational staff. If you are committed to education and want to make an impact on our District, consider running for school board. We are looking for folks who will always be focused on the good for all schoolchildren and who are:
 
  • Effective communicators
  • Consensus builders
  • Community participants
  • Leaders and decision-makers 
  • Information processors
  • Team players
 
Board candidate petitions can be obtained from the District Clerk, Rachel Stevens, in the District Office starting March 7, 2022, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They must be returned by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022.
 
 

Board of Education Petitions Available

“Notice is hereby given to elect three members of the Board of Education to 3-year terms to begin on July 1, 2022 and expire on June 30, 2025 to succeed Yvonne Ace-Wagoner, Kimberly Carlson, and Jennifer VanValkenburg whose terms expire on June 30, 2022. Board of Education petitions will be available for pickup with the District Clerk in the District Office starting March 7, 2022, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
To run for the Board of Education, you must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the District for 30 days preceding the vote, and at least 18 years of age.  In order to be placed on the ballot, potential candidates must return a petition to Rachel Stevens, District Clerk, by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022.  Petitions are available in the District Office and questions on this process can be directed to Mrs. Stevens by calling 494-1220, ext. 2529.

Useful Files

Any person wishing to speak must sign in and state their concern on this form prior to speaking.

BOE Meeting Dates

Meetings start at 6 p.m.

July 13, 2021
Professional Development Room
(reorganizational) at 4 p.m.
August 5, 2021
Professional Development Room at 4:30 p.m.
August 19, 2021
Professional Development Room at 4:30 p.m.
September 9, 2021Professional Development Room
September 23, 2021Professional Development Room
October 21, 2021Elementary Cafetorium
November 18, 2021Professional Development Room
December 16, 2021Professional Development Room
January 20, 2022Professional Development Room
February 17, 2022Professional Development Room
March 3, 2021Professional Development Room
March 17, 2022Professional Development Room
April 7, 2022Elementary Cafetorium
April 25, 2022Professional Development Room
May 10, 2022Jr./Sr. High School Auditorium
May 26, 2022Professional Development Room
June 15, 2022Professional Development Room


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